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Good Samaritan Chases Off Attacker Near Orange Line Station

The attack occurred shortly before 9 a.m. last Wednesday at a parking lot that sits right next to the CTA bus and el stop at 35th and Archer in McKinley Park.

08/05/2014

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New Midway Flight Path Prompts Deluge Of Noise Complaints

The new flight path – used by 29 percent of Midway’s incoming flights – has prompted some 600 complaints from April through June, more than three times as many as the first three months of the year.

07/25/2014

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Police: Pedestrian Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In McKinley Park

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in the McKinley Park neighborhood on the South Side Saturday morning, police said.

05/03/2014

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City Ice Skating Rinks To Stay Open For Extra Weekend

Call it a small silver lining to an otherwise miserable winter: Cold temperatures mean the city’s outdoor ice skating rinks can stay open an extra weekend this year.

02/25/2014

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Park District Ice Rinks Open For Winter Season

Ice skating rinks at seven parks across the city will open for the season Friday, with a brand-new eighth rink set to open next month.

11/29/2013

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Speed Cameras To Begin Issuing First Tickets Today

Speeders beware: you get one more warning before speed cameras at Gompers Park on the Northwest Side start issuing tickets for $35 to $100. It won’t be long before cameras at three other parks start issuing tickets, either.

10/16/2013

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Man Tries To Lure Girl Into Vehicle In McKinley Park

The 14-year-old girl was walking south on Wood Street from Archer Avenue when a vehicle pulled along side her and a man began talking to her and asked for her phone number and address.

09/05/2013

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1 Dead, 3 Wounded In Separate South Side Shootings

Dwan Long was fatally shot in the chest when two men walked up and one of them opened fire about 8:05 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Avalon Avenue.

08/29/2013

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Teen Slain In McKinley Park

The shooting occurred at 12:15 a.m. in the 3600 block of South Marshfield Avenue.

08/23/2013

Teen Drowns In McKinley Park Pool

A Brighton Park neighborhood teenager drowned in a McKinley Park pool Friday afternoon on the South Side.

08/09/2013

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5 Dead, 28 Wounded In Shootings Since Friday Evening

Five men were killed and at least 28 other people were wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening.

06/24/2013

Image from surveillance video shows man and woman robbing a Fifth Third Bank branch in McKinley Park on May 8, 2013. (Credit: FBI)

Couple Robs Bank In McKinley Park

A man and woman working together robbed a bank in the Southwest Side McKinley Park neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon.

05/09/2013

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City Council Committee Approves Charter School Previously Rejected By CPS

A Chicago City Council committee is recommending approval of a new charter school in the McKinley Park area that was previously rejected by the Chicago School Board, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

04/30/2013

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Two Teens Injured In Gang-Related Shooting On Near West Side

Two 17-year-old boys were injured when gunfire rang out during a gang-related dispute in the McKinley Park neighborhood early Monday, police said.

04/08/2013

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Teen Boy Shot On South Side

A teenage boy was shot Sunday afternoon in the South Side McKinley Park neighborhood.

03/24/2013

A wrecking crane begins demolition of a vacant warehouse at 3757 S. Ashland Av. on Jan. 25, 2012. The warehouse was gutted by a massive fire just days earlier, and embers of that fire were still burning as demolition began. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Two Weeks Later, Burned Warehouse Still Smoking

CHICAGO (CBS) – Two weeks after a huge warehouse fire broke on the city’s South Side, there is still some smoke coming from the rubble and neighbors are concerned. Firefighters raised a 5-11 alarm, and […]

02/05/2013

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Police Find $10 Million Worth Of Cocaine In McKinley Park Home

Prosecutors said police found 79 kilograms of cocaine with a street value of about $10 million in the home of a McKinley Park man after they arrested him Friday night.

02/04/2013

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Cops Find $10 Million Worth Of Cocaine In McKinley Park Home

Prosecutors said police found 79 kilograms of cocaine with a street value of about $10 million in the home of a McKinley Park man after they arrested him Friday night.

02/03/2013

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Cops Thwart Two Robbery Suspects Armed With Baseball Bat

Two men accused of trying to rob two 15-year-old girls Friday night were each held in lieu of $75,000 bail Sunday.

02/03/2013

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Bridgeport Woman Excited About Neighborhood’s New Police Commander

“I think it’s incredible. I mean, we couldn’t have asked for anything better,” January Overton said. “I truly believe that this is gonna change drastically what’s happening on our block, and in the area.”

CBS Chicago–12/05/2012

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